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H.R. 1037 (115th): To authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1037 authorizes the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation (Foundation) to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate the commitment and service represented by providers of emergency medical services. The bill prohibits the use of federal funds to pay any expense of the establishment of such work, makes the Foundation solely responsible for acceptance of contributions for, and payment of the expenses of, the establishment of such work, and provides for the deposit of excess funds received into a National Park Foundation account.

Sponsor and status

Stephen Lynch

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Feb 14, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 3, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 3, 2018.

Pub.L. 115-275

16 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1692: National Emergency Medical Services Commemorative Work Act

Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 6, 2018. 31% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6672: Republic of Texas Legation Memorial Act

Introduced on Aug 17, 2018. 60% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 14, 2017

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Apr 11, 2018
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 18, 2018
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 11, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 18, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 11, 2018
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 3, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1037 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1037. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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